The residents of Keyport Borough enjoy a quiet life on the scenic Raritan Bay. Newer construction and historic housing combines with apartments and condominiums for abundant housing options. Keyport maintains a strong charter boat industry and superb harbor facilities. Monmouth Mall is the nearest major shopping center for the community. Recreational opportunities are outstanding, including close proximity to Cheesequake State Park as well as lakes and rivers. Closer to home are lush local parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, and multi-purpose trails. Keyport is part of the Bayshore Regional Strategic Plan, an effort by nine municipalities (Aberdeen, Atlantic Highlands, Hazlet, Highlands, Keansburg, Keyport, Matawan, Middletown and Union Beach) in northern Monmouth County to reinvigorate the area's economy by emphasizing the traditional downtowns, dense residential neighborhoods, maritime history, and the natural beauty of the Raritan Bayshore coastline.